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CROSSPOLO TREATMENT FOR VIVO: Volkswagen adds more practicality to its Polo Vivo range by giving it CrossPolo treatment with raised suspension and tweaked exterior and interior.


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Volkswagen used the Auto Mobil International show in Leipzig, Germany, to show off four new models - the CC R-Line, Scirocco GTS and Beetle and CrossPolo special editions.

Volkswagen has expanded its Polo Vivo range in South Africa with new model on a raised suspension - it's called, boldly, Maxx.

The Polo Vivo Maxx is only offered in the hatch body version and boasts of number of exterior and interior enhancements over the vanilla version.

The ground clearance has been increased from 115 to 141mm. The exterior benefits from 17" alloy rims, painted side mirrors, two exhaust pipes and aluminum roof rails.


The cabin has aluminum inserts on the pedals, new paint scheme on the centre console, power front windows, manual aircon and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with chromed inserts. There's also a radio/CD/MP3/Bluetooth unit with four-speakers and floor mats with grey stitching.

The Polo Vivo Maxx is powered by 1.6 77kW engine mated to a five-speed manual. Standard safety kit includes driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, immobiliser and central locking.

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Maxx - R160 300

In 2012 VW sold 34 873 models of its Polo Vivo, which is manufactured at the VW's South Africa’s plant in Uitenhage.

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